SAN ANTONIO - A San Antonio man was shot in both legs early Thursday morning on the city’s west side, according to San Antonio police.

The incident happened around 12:30 a.m. Thursday at a gas station in the 7000 block of Highway 90 and Military Road.

Police said the victim was intoxicated while at inside a gas station talking with the suspect. They said the two took their conversation outside where the suspect fired multiple rounds from a handgun at the victim.

The suspect fled the scene and the victim drove to a friend's home nearby.

By the time police arrived, the victim had already left the scene. Police eventually found him, in shock, at the friend's home.

The victim was transported to University Hospital in critical condition.

Police continue to search for the suspect.